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I haven’t started
my period yet


Don’t worry. The average age for a girl to start her period is 13. But in reality, it is common for girls to start anywhere between the ages of 8 and 18.
As there’s no way of predicting when it'll start, it’s a good idea to keep some pads in your bag when you’re out and about. Lil-Lets Teens day pads are nice and slim and come in discreet packaging so no one will know you've got any in your bag.

what happens
when it
does arrive?


When it does arrive for the first time, for some girls they notice either a tiny bit of blood in their underwear or on some toilet paper. Although it may be an awkward conversation, you need to have the chat with your nearest and dearest (like your mum or sister) so they make sure you have products for this period and the next one.


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This is my first period story. I was in school during the first few weeks of school and I was wearing a light-grey skirt that I loved. I didn't notice that I started and people kept on giving me weird looks and some even asked me if I was okay. Finally, a girl a grade older than me discreetly stuck a pad into my hand. I looked at it and turned around and said "Ohhh!!" I was so embarrassed, but thank the lord for that girl!!


Hey, I’m 14. Had discharge for at least 2 years, started getting underarm hair a few months ago, shave my legs once a week, am pretty thin for my age, Mum got hers at 13 and no sign of period. However my dad’s side didn’t get theirs until late 14. Am a 8AA (which I think is 30AA) and it seems like my period will neverrrr comeeee.


i'm 12 years old and i haven't had my period yet but i keep getting upset all the time for no reason also my mum had her first period when she was 11 years old, should i be worried?


I’m nearly 15 and only three people including me in my year that haven’t started and all my crew have period chats and I’m there like😒. I’ve been having signs for a good 2-3 years and I’m a 34B but I’ve never had cramps. I know I should feel luck but like I feel like it’s never gonna come! 😡😡

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Reply to SA. If you have been experiencing discharge for 6-12 months then you could start your period any time. So buy some pads and carry some at school. I suggest carrying the lil lets teen starter kit but take the booklet out. Hope this helps. I have my period so you can count on me!


Im 14, no period, couple signs like discharge, taking forever to arrive


I have not started yet I am 14 soon I have had the symptoms for a while and idk when I will start


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